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The ASAM 55th Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science

Connect. Learn. Inspire.

What is the ASAM Annual Conference?

The ASAM Annual Conference is the defining event in addiction medicine bringing together all professionals to connect, learn, and inspire. For 55 years, ASAM has been convening the addiction treatment community to showcase best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in the field. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to:

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Dates & Location

The ASAM 55th Annual Conference will take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. The event begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2024, with an opening welcome reception and concludes at 11:30 am on Sunday, April 7, 2024.

The Gaylord Texan is located along the shores of Lake Grapevine, just minutes away from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and near the Historic Downtown Grapevine. With newly renovated guest rooms and suites, a 10-acre waterpark, four award-winning restaurants, a world-class spa, and a state-of-the-art fitness center - it is the ultimate destination for conference attendees to learn and relax.

The hotel is convenient to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field.

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment and care, including:

Learning Objectives

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify and describe the new developments affecting the science, policy, and clinical practice of addiction medicine.
  2. Compare presented clinical guidelines/best practices with the participant's current practice and identify strengths or gaps.
  3. Analyze new research and science to develop practical applications for treatment or further research.
  4. Explain recent or upcoming policy changes and identify implications or areas for provider involvement.
  5. Create a network of professionals and a set of resources to support the participant's practice.

Accreditation for Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Courses

In support of improving patient care, the American Society of Addiction Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Learn more about specific accreditation types.